Resume

dec 2022 present

Director, design & Creative

EMPIRE

Efficiently manage a wide range of daily design responsibilities in a fast-paced workflow, including but not limited to cover art, animations, flyers, billboards, packaging, branded decks, social content, and templates, while also fulfilling leadership responsibilities.
Oversee the Design team, proactively managing tasks. This involves developing streamlined processes, ensuring request clarity, delegating and prioritizing tasks, providing direction, and ensuring high-quality assets. Manage 40 to 50+ weekly design tasks, overseeing both large and small tasks.
Lead creative direction and design for major company and sub-brand projects, while developing and refining the visual identity, despite tight timelines and resource constraints. Lead yearly projects, organize brainstorming sessions, set timelines, manage tasks, and oversee execution, such as pioneering the End of the Year presentation highlighting achievements.
Create structured templates aligned with design systems for internal use across departments.
Guide weekly design meetings, offer feedback, support, and refine team skills. Conduct process training for departments and new hires, and streamline the company's workflow.
Direct and collaborate with external creatives to develop artwork and assets that align with the envisioned direction of the artist's project.

may 2021 dec 2022

senior designer

EMPIRE

Deliver 15-25 weekly design requests. Design diverse cover artwork. Craft animations and logos for Original Content. Apply animation techniques to marketing artwork. Compose photo editing manipulation, retouching, and composition for high-quality visuals. Develop brand-aligned templates for social media. Build and maintain a consistent visual identity across all assets and platforms.
Lead Design team expansion, oversee recruitment, draft job descriptions, assess resumes, arrange interviews, create onboarding resources, and provide training. Establish organized file systems and decks to ensure team adherence.
Support Merchandise in marketing asset creation, apparel design, and packaging. Prepare industry-standard print and digital files. Create pixel-perfect billboards and bus wraps.
Contribute creative leadership to company partnerships, events, and high-priority artist projects with technical and creative proficiency.
Collaborate with artists and musicians to develop visual concepts that align with their creative vision. Bring innovative ideas to brainstorming sessions for various projects.

dec 2019 may 2021

graphicdesigner

EMPIRE

Deliver 20-30 design tasks per week, ensuring seamless project execution
Generate cover artwork and animations for a diverse genre of artists, capturing their unique identities.
Conceptualize and design compelling animated graphic series tailored for various Social platforms.
Construct weekly banners across social channels to maintain visual consistency.
Develop comprehensive Artist One Sheets and other artist promotional materials
Edit captivating music video teasers tailored for impactful social media advertising. Execute swiftly with limited direction.
Prepare OOH assets for print ensuring adherence to industry standards and specifications.

sep 2029 dec 2019

production artist

banana republic

may 2019 aug 2019

associate designer

dollskill

aug 2018 nov 2018

creative intern

i.d.e.a (agency)

jan 2018 may 2018

design intern

tmrw music
(formally known as ministry of sound)

jan 2018 may 2018

university of technology sydney

school of design

aug 2013 dec 2018

san francisco state university

bachelor of science: Visual communication design

I am a...

leader

inspire and influence others, fostering collaboration and teamwork to achieve collective goals.

creative

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risk-taker

step out of their comfort zone and take calculated risks to pursue their goals.

Projects Completed At EMPIRE

1,384+

Cover Artworks

137+

Cover Animations

278+

Billboards

65+

brands i've worked with

Projects I've worked on

RAP/Hiphop

timbaland
Tim's Bio: Life from da Bassment
benny the butcher
tana talk 3
key glock
yellow tape 2 deluxe
larry june
spaceships on the blade
the great escape (with the alchemist)
conway the machine
la maquina
rich the kid,
youngboy nba
nobody safe
busta rhymes
extinction level event 2

R&B

AAliyah
One in a million
aaliyah
ultimate aaliyah
Yung bleu
Moonboy
Tink
pillow talk
thanks for nothing
jean deaux
heavy
most wanted
watch this! Deluxe
BLK ODYSSY
daimonds and freaks
blk vintage
bosco
car therapy
some day this will all make sense
rimon
i shine, u shine
T-pain
wake up dead

alternative

free nationals
free nationals
savannah conley
being around you
never want to be in love

Afro-Pop

fireboy dml
peru - singles
playboy
asake
work of art
olamide
carpe diem

POP

njomza
stages
loote
heart eyes

dance

Cookiee Kawaii
vibe
loote
heart eyes